Study of Orientation of Kaja and Kangin Cosmology on Village Pinggan Settlement

Wijaya, I Kadek Merta (2019) Study of Orientation of Kaja and Kangin Cosmology on Village Pinggan Settlement. Satria Aksara, Denpasar, Indonesia. ISBN 978-602-61669-4-4

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The concept of Pinggan Village orientation is illustrated in the Pura Desa and Pura Puseh village structures located in the kaja (highest) and opposite the grave (low) area. This concept is also found in the layout of residential units (banjaran) consisting of 6 to 8 families who have no relation. Between one family and another family there is no boundary wall. The territory of each family is marked by an elevation in each home yard. One housing unit is oriented toward the east (sunrise) is characterized by the position of each Pelinggih Penunggun Karang (sacred element) is oriented to the east. The orientation of one family yard is characterized by spatial arrangement as the northern direction is the family sanctuary zone (sanggah) and the south direction is the lebuh zone (the space located on the outside of the yard entrance). Between the two directions there is a central space in the form of two buildings oriented to the natah (plaza). The north and east markers are also found in the interior layout of the main building, in the kaja and kangin positions functioned as the storage space for religious ceremonies. At the top of the chamber (above the ceiling of the chamber) there are ritual elements that are in position kaja and kangin. The purpose of this research is to study the Pinggan Village cosmology orientation marker that is the direction of kaja and kangin in macro context (village), messo (banjaran) and micro (building period). The Method used is qualitative naturalistic method through historical approach, native’s viewpoint, and pattern setting activity of local community. In this study, the things that focus are the spatial zoning of the space in micro, messo and macro; elements of cosmological markers in the direction of kaja and kangin, and the reason for the formation of the orientation. The result of this research are (1) there is correlation between Pinggan Village and Pura Puncak Penulisan and (2) the correlation is characterized by elements of kaja and kangin orientation.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: banjaran, cosmology of kaja and kangin, orientation, zoning arrangement
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions: Institution of Research and Community Service (LP2M) > Architectural Engineering
Depositing User: I Putu Astina
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2019 14:38
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2019 14:38

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